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A single clinical decision support tool designed for Australian and New Zealand nurses

01 May, 2022

A nurse's role is complex as it continues to expand and change in response to modern healthcare demands. However, the qualities that make the most difference to patients — confidence, competence, and compassion — remain the same.

Taskforce ignores role of nurses in frontline care, says ACN

28 January, 2021

The Australian College of Nursing says the final recommendations of the MBS Review Taskforce perpetuate the under-representation of nurses in the workforce.

Fake doctor convicted and fined in Victoria

05 February, 2020

A Victorian man has been convicted in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and found guilty of six charges under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.

ANMF hit back at the Budget on International Nurses Day

15 May, 2017

On International Nurses Day, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation spoke out against the negative impacts of the Budget on nurses.

Accelerated access to medicines: what is it and why is it important?

20 April, 2017 by Jessica Pace, Narcyz Ghinea and Wendy Lipworth

Medicines play a vital role in the treatment of many diseases, and Australian patients generally have access to an excellent range of world-class therapies. However, in recent years, concerns have been raised about the time taken for Australian patients to access new medicines.

National primary health care conference 2015

29 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Primary health care professionals gathering in Canberra to discuss future of Australian health system

What the Trans-Pacific Partnership means for health

08 October, 2015 by Sharon Smith

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed this week, with 12 countries including Australia agreeing to a trade deal which now needs to pass their relevant government processes for final approval.

Bullying in the Workplace: The Conversation

07 September, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Over a decade ago now, I read a research article that called bullying the “cancer” of the workplace. I’ve been wondering since then whether bullying is really serious enough to warrant that language - and what can be done about it.

Why People with HIV Volunteer for "Cure" Research

21 August, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Jennifer Power, La Trobe University

Hacking for Better Health

07 August, 2015 by ahhb

On Our Agenda: Debating Homeopathy

16 July, 2015 by Sharon Smith

This week the BMJ published a debate between two researchers over the effectiveness of homeopathy in treatment of illness. Should Doctors Recommend Homeopathy? played off a 2015 Australian NHMRC report citing that homeopathy was ineffective.

New Free Online Oncology Resource For Medical Students

31 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

 Australian and New Zealand medical students looking to improve their knowledge of oncology can turn to a new online resource launched today (31/10) to assist them with their studies.

Physios Launch Australia's Biggest Killer Campaign

30 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Australia's sedentary culture contributes to the death of more than 7200 people each year, prompting the Australian Physiotherapy Association to launch its Australia's Biggest Killer campaign.

New Campaign Encourages GPs to Remind Older Patients They're 'Not Out of the Woods'

23 September, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

A new campaign titled 'Not Out of the Woods', to be launched on September 23, will be encouraging general practitioners to talk to their more senior patients about the risk of contracting shingles and subsequent complications, including severe pain caused by postherpetic neuralgia, which can last for years.

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